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The Gnostics : history, tradition, scriptures, influence

Author: Andrew Phillip Smith
Publisher: London : Watkins Pub., 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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According to the ancient Gnostics-the early Christians who wrote such controversial texts as the recently discovered Gospel of Judas-we are all capable of gnosis, or direct knowledge of the true reality that lies behind the material world. Andrew Phillip Smith, author of respected works on the lost sayings of Jesus, the Gospel of Philip, and other Gnostic subjects, now offers a highly accessible layman's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, Andrew Phillip, 1966-
Gnostics.
London : Watkins Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)276932725
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Phillip Smith
ISBN: 9781780284644 1780284640
OCLC Number: 841413309
Description: 1 online resource (248 pages)
Contents: The story of God : Gnostic mythology --
Sethians, Valentinians and others --
As above, so below : Gnostic psychology --
Upside down and inside out : the Gnostic interpretation of the Bible --
Praxis : what did the Gnostics actually do? --
The birth of Gnosticism --
Light and darkness : the Manichaeans --
The variety and transmission of Gnosis --
The good Christians : the Cathars --
The last Gnostics : the Mandaeans --
Revival.
Responsibility: Andrew Phillip Smith.

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Helps you discover the myths and practices of Gnosticism. This book lets you follow the path of Gnosticism through the triumphs and tragedies of the Cathars, the Manichaeans and, in Iraq, the  Read more...

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